Overview

Evidence supports an active role for atopic dermatitis patients in managing healthcare decisions based on an informed understanding of risks and benefits. In this activity, video vignettes provide learners with effective communication examples and shared decision-making strategies, providing examples of effective and efficient patient/provider discussions, resulting in better patient outcomes. 

This activity is jointly provided by Global Education Group and FACTORx in partnership with National Eczema Association. 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the rationale and benefits for SDM in the care of patients with AD
  • Identify strategies for implementing SDM with AD patients
  • Express how implementing SDM with AD patients can lead to improved patient outcomes
  • Describe how to encourage patients to enroll in the National Eczema Association website and platform 

Faculty

 

Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD

Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics
Vice Chair, Department of Dermatology
Chief, Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
San Diego, CA 

Jonathan Spergel, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics
Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania
Chief, Allergy Section
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 

Jennifer LeBovidge, PhD

Psychologist, Atopic Dermatitis Center and Food Allergy Program
Boston Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Peter Lio, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology & Pediatrics
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Physician
Medical Dermatology Associates of Chicago
Chicago, IL 

Paul Doghramji, MD, FAAFP

Senior Family Physician
Collegeville Family Practice
Medical Director
Ursinus College
Collegeville, PA 

Maysel Kemp White, PhD

Founder
Healthcare Quality and Communication Improvement, LLC
Clearwater Beach, FL 

Alexis Smith

Patient

Raelle Brown

Patient

Disclosures

The following financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty.

Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD

Advisory Board for Ortho Dermatologics. Consultant for Amgen Inc.; Dermavant Sciences, Inc.; Dermira, Inc.; DS Biopharma Limited; FORTÉ PHARMA; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; Incyte Corporation; LEO Pharma Inc.; Lilly USA, LLC; Manio Therapeutics; MatriSys Bioscience; Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Novan, Inc.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Ortho Dermatologics; Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.; Pfizer Inc.; Sanofi US and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals; and TopMD. Contracted Research for LEO Pharma Inc. and Sanofi US and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals. Services Provided for Promotional Purposes (Not for CME/CE Services) for Glenmark Pharmaceuticals.

Jonathan Spergel, MD, PhD

Advisory Board for Genentech; Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. Services Provided for Promotional Purposes (Not for CME/CE Services) for UpToDate, Inc.

Jennifer LeBovidge, PhD

Contracted Research for Pfizer Inc.

Peter Lio, MD

Consultant for AbbVie Inc.; AOBiome; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; Johnson & Johnson; Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.; La Roche-Posay; L’ORÉAL PARIS; Menlo Therapeutics; Pfizer Inc.; Pierre Fabre Group; Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Sanofi US; and Valeant Pharmaceuticals. Contracted Research for AOBiome. Speaker’s Bureau for La Roche-Posay; Pfizer Inc.; Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and Sanofi US.

Paul Doghramji, MD, FAAFP

No financial relationships to disclose.

Maysel Kemp White, PhD, MFT, FAACH

No financial relationships to disclose.

Alexis Smith

No financial relationships to disclose.

Stephen Gawron

No financial relationships to disclose.

Raelle Brown

No financial relationships to disclose.

Ashley Marostica, RN, MSN

No financial relationships to disclose.

Kristin Delisi, NP

No financial relationships to disclose.

Lindsay Borvansky

No financial relationships to disclose.

Andrea Funk

No financial relationships to disclose.

Liddy Knight

No financial relationships to disclose.

Ashley Cann

No financial relationships to disclose.

Dan Duch, PhD

No financial relationships to disclose.

 

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

CME/CE Information

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Global Education Group (Global) and FACTORx. Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 


Designation Statement

Global Education Group designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

AANP

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) through joint providership of Global Education Group and FACTORx. Global Education Group is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 1561024. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hour which includes 0.30 hour of pharmacology. Activity ID #2702E. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies. 


Designation Statement

This educational activity for 1.00 contact hour is provided by Global Education Group. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Commercial Supporter

This activity is supported by an educational grant provided by Pfizer, Inc.

Education Partner

FACTORx


Patient Resource


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